Today's Features

  • As you know, the Carroll County 4-H Shooting Sports Club is gearing up for state and are we ready!

    This past Sunday we had two trap shooters hit 25 out of 25 – WOW. It is a custom for the other members of the team to shoot the cap of the member who gets a perfect score. So Cameron Darnold had his cap shot numerous times as shown in the picture. Luke Heveline also had a perfect score and did not wear a cap so his cap will be shot by the team members next Sunday.

  • New events

    Thursday, Aug. 10

    First day of school for Christian Academy of Carrollton.

    Ready Fair at Cartmell Elementary, 4-6 p.m.

    Kathryn Winn Open House, 4-6 p.m.

    Carroll County Middle School registration night, 6-8 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 11

    Sixth grade jump start, 9 a.m.-noon at Carroll County Middle School.

    Saturday, Aug. 12

  • “Mass in Point Park”

    St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church of Carrollton will hold a special Hispanic mass Sunday, Aug. 20, at Point Park. The mass will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the shelter area. All are welcome.

  • If you are in a Christian circle you probably heard this phrase: “Christianity is not a religion, it’s a relationship”, and the syllogism that accompanied this saying: “religion is a man’s attempt to reach God, Christianity is God’s attempt to reach man; Therefore, Christianity is not a religion.” This became so familiar to us that we adopt it without thinking this saying has many inherent problems. I believe this type of reasoning is invalid for three reasons for being in contradiction:

  • The Carroll County Public Library will offer “Food for Fines”: refresh your account with the Back-to-School fine amnesty. Bring any one of the following items from Aug. 1-15: Mixed vegetables, canned carrots, pork and beans, canned soup and/or canned ravioli, each item brought in will reduce your fine by $5. Please check expiration dates as expired food will not be accepted.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, lunch is served 11:30 a.m. each day, please call by noon the day before to make a reservation for lunch.

  • School starts next week. Social media will be flooded with first day of school pictures, and parents are split on whether the first day of school is an unofficial holiday they look forward to or a day they dread, maybe as much as their children.

    I think the first day of school creates a little buzz around our community. Things look just a little bit different: more traffic in the morning, fewer bikes riding around town, an empty County Pool, days start getting shorter and evenings begin to fill up with football, soccer, volleyball and homework. The library is no different.

  • Port William Historical Society kicked off a fundraising drive to raise $50,000 for make much-needed repairs and improvements to the county’s oldest structure — the Masterson House.

    The group has planned a day filled with events for Saturday, Aug. 12 to help close in on its goal to fund projects at the historic house.

    Port William Historical Society President Deborah Garrett said the day will include a 5K walk run, a car wash, auction and all special sales set up at the Masterson House.